"Hopefully parents and community members will take a more active role in stepping up and saying we're tired of this stuff happening in our community and we want to take our community back."
By Andrea Washington
According to statistics, hunger is still a problem for 15 percent of Liberty County's population and America's Second Harvest of Coastal Georgia launched its mobile food pantry program in Hinesville Saturday to help.
Third Infantry Division Pvt. Matthew "Matt" Thomas Zeimer dreamed of joining the military after high school last year and returned to his hometown of Glendive, Mont. before the holidays to tell teachers he was deploying to Iraq.
A Hinesville woman has won an apparent record judgment on a malpractice suit in State Court.
Whether it's officially called "stop-loss" or not, it appears increasingly likely that 3rd Infantry Division soldiers who were planning to transfer to other posts, leave the army at the end of their enlistment or retire won't have those options due to the escalation of U.S. involvement in the civil war in Iraq.
Walthourville resident Christine Smith was devastated by the brutal murder of her son nine years ago, but urged residents Tuesday to raise awareness and prevent drugs from taking the lives of other young people.
A proposed law would allow tightly regulated payday lending businesses, replacing the ban on such operations passed amid controversy last year.
Although not quite the carte blanche its members first requested, the Liberty County Development Authority has been granted unprecedented power over the part of the Tradeport East Business Park rezoned by the county commission in a split vote last month.
Within the next 18 months, the landscape west of Interstate 95 and north of Highway 84 will most likely realize the start of significant change.
Although local police officials continue to acknowledge the increasing gang activity throughout the county, getting residents to attend awareness sessions has proven to be a task.
Class may not have been in session for students, but attendance was required for Liberty County School System nutrition workers earlier this month.
Midway continues its municipal growth as it prepares to appoint a city judge, discusses an inspections department and continues development of its new police department.
Troop movements are a way of life for America's military and 3rd Infantry Division officials want soldiers' families to know that an early deployment is possible.
The historic old white house once used as the city of Hinesville's train depot in the early 1900s may be sold for $10 and saved from being torn down.
A homicide was reported in the Kilkenny area of Bryan County on Friday night, and the Georgia Bureau of Investigation is handling the matter.
Liberty County School System teachers and administrators have begun implementing a multi-tiered behavior prevention and intervention framework known as CHOICES (Children Having Options to Inspire Continuous Elevated Success) for the 2014-2015 school year. The behavior framework blends Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) with the Response to Intervention (RTI) framework to provide a holistic approach to student behavioral interventions. CHOICES, which consists of four levels of interventions, is laying the foundation for positive school climates and exceptional student achievement.
Fort Stewart 1 Lt. Daniel Wynn was on his way to Winn Army Hospital on Fort Stewart when his wife, Corina Wynn, gave birth to a baby boy they named David on the side of Leroy Coffer Highway in Liberty County, about half a mile from North Coastal Highway.
Torres Boles was sentenced to life in prison without chance of parole Monday after being convicted last week for the death of his 3-year-old daughter in February 2013.
Coastal Liberty County resident John Henderson and his wife, Pam, were out this morning when they saw a waterspout.
Torres Boles was found not guilty of malice murder, guilty of felony murder, guilty of all three cruelty to children charges and guilty of one count of deprivation of a child in the death of his daughter, 3-year-old Andraia Boles. Sentencing will be done at a later date. For a full story, see Friday's Courier.
Forensic scientists testified Tuesday that most of the blood taken from a crime scene in February 2013 was that of 3-year-old Andraia Boles.
The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce hosted the "Eggs & Issues" breakfast Thursday at the Performing Arts Center as a way to kick off its promotion for Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax VI.
Trash-can placement was an issue raised at Tuesday's monthly Ludowici City Council meeting.
The Liberty County chapter of the United Way of the Coastal Empire kicked off its 2014 fundraising campaign and held its volunteer of the year awards ceremony Tuesday evening at the Performing Arts Center in Flemington.
The woman injured Wednesday morning in a three-vehicle accident that involved a school bus has died.
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